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Pasadena Escapes Significant Rain Damage So Far, Storm and Flood Watch Continues Today

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2017-01-23

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January 23, 2017 - This week's storm has had minimal impacts on Pasadena besides confusing people interested in the Pasadena Half Marathon & 5K.

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Pasadena Now

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Pasadena fared better than many local communities during the weekend’s heavy rains, authorities said, suffering no major traffic collisions, flooding or mudslides.

“Nothing significant,” reported Pasadena Fire Department’s Lisa Derderian.

In fact, said Pasadena Police Lt. Pete Hettema Monday morning, about the worst fallout was “confusion” about the Pasadena Half Marathon & 5K, which closed a number of city streets on Sunday. The 13.1 mile running event went off as scheduled and saw hundreds of runners slogging through slick streets.

The storm is on track to move out a half day faster than originally predicted, the National Weather Service said today, saying sunny skies might return as soon as Tuesday afternoon.

Monday will likely see showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4 p.m. on a a very cold day with a high of only 54. The chance of precipitation is 90%. There will likely be a southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Tonight the chance of rain showers lessens to only 30 percent before 10 p.m. The night will be mostly cloudy, with a bitter low around 39.

Tuesday is now expected to be mostly sunny, but very cold, with a high near 54. Tuesday night, too, will be mostly clear, with a frosty low around 38.

The balance of the week is expected to offer up crystal clear skies but remain cold, gradually climbing to a high of 70 on Sunday.

Here’s an extended forecast:

Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. High near 54. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the evening.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the morning.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the morning.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

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